Climate Change

My new piece in USA Today on “climate change” and the presidential debates

I was asked to weigh in on whether or not climate change should be included in the upcoming presidential debate. My response was featured as an “editorial debate” on USAToday.com, and could possibly be released in USA Today’s print edition later this week (stay tuned). For now, here’s an excerpt of the online edition, released […]

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The Truth About Sea Levels

Lately I’ve seen more “news” than usual about the dangerous sea level rises caused by rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere. Here are three seemingly scary stories from the New York Times: 1 2 3 Thanks in large part to our use of hydrocarbon (fossil) fuels, which release carbon dioxide when combusted, CO2 now constitutes, […]

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Power Hour: Christopher Horner on How Green Activists Manipulate Government

On this episode I talk to Christopher Horner, Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and Senior Legal Fellow at the Energy & Environment Legal Institute, about how green activists have hijacked the EPA and other executive agencies, how government employees are hiding their collaboration with activists groups from public scrutiny via private email accounts, […]

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Power Hour: Travis Fisher on the 100% Renewable Scam

On this episode of Power Hour I talk with Travis Fisher, an economist at the Institute for Energy Research, about the deeply dishonest claims of 100% renewable energy used by companies like Apple, Microsoft, DHL, and others. Read Travis’ article. See the score card for presidential candidates of the American Energy Alliance. Check out more […]

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Prager University: “Can We Rely on Wind and Solar Energy?”

“Is “green” energy, particularly wind and solar energy, the solution to our climate and energy problems? Or should we be relying on things like natural gas, nuclear energy, and even coal for our energy needs and environmental obligations? Alex Epstein explains.” Stay updated. Join the discussion. Tell us what you think on our Facebook page, […]

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Four Fallacies That Fracktivists Use To Scare You

To make intelligent decisions about the future of energy, we need to think big-picture—to look carefully at the benefits and costs to human life of every course of action. Unfortunately, in today’s energy debate we are taught, with politically incorrect forms of energy such as fossil fuels, to only look at the negative picture—often highly […]

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Power Hour: Judith Curry on the State of Climate Science

On this week’s Power Hour, climate scientist Dr. Judith Curry, Professor and former Chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech, President of Climate Forecast Applications Network and proprietor of the blog Climate Etc., joins me to discuss how she went from being a mainstream climate scientist to one of the […]

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Pope Francis’s Crusade Against Fossil Fuels Hurts The Poor Most Of All

“The earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth.” This was Pope Francis’s summary of his Encyclical earlier this year on the alleged destruction of our planet. The leading culprit, in his view, is humanity’s use of fossil fuels, which he believes are immoral and should largely […]

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“A High-Test Success”: Media Coverage of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

Alex Epstein’s The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels is already impacting the energy debate, and the media coverage it’s earned points to this. In December we gave you an archive of Alex’s writing around the time of the book release. Now here’s an overview of some of the many articles published that point to his work as influence. Spreading The Moral […]

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Fossil Fuels Work. Footsteps, Hazelnuts, and Wind Energy Don’t: Alex Epstein’s Writings Through the Moral Case Release

As he said in a recent newsletter update, Alex has been “writing up a storm” since the weeks prior to the release of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels. You’ve probably read several of the articles already as we’ve shared them around piece-by-piece. But you’ve also probably missed at least some, so much like with his People’s Climate March […]

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